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Review: Jord Sidney Series Wooden Watch

July 27, 2015

When Jord contacted me about checking out their wooden watches, I jumped at the opportunity!  What a fresh idea and I was instantly intrigued.  I have a few of your traditional boyfriend style watches so I thought it was extremely cool to add one made of wood to my collection. The packaging immediately hints at…

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Equestrianista Collection Press Release: Online Store Launches Mobile Unit

July 24, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Roscoe, IL – July 2015 Equestrianista Collection, a horse-inspired clothing line that many have come to love for its original equestrian designs and subtle elegance, just got…

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Star Stable: The Amazing Online Horse Game Review

July 24, 2015

Do you enjoy playing online games?  Do you like riding horses and consider yourself an equestrian?  Then Star Stable is perfect for you!  Star Stable is a virtual horse game…

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Review: Noble Outfitters Kahla Racer Back Tank and Gwen Performance Mock

July 23, 2015

It should come as no surprise that Noble Outfitters is one of my favorite equestrian brands.  They offer quality merchandise at very affordable prices plus their apparel comes in fun…

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Review: Beating Flies with Horze

July 21, 2015

This time of year we are all looking for extra ways to keep our horses fly free and happy.  I don’t like flies buzzing around my face, and we all…

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Jessica Springsteen on Avoiding the Spotlight & Creating Her Own Success

July 8, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised to find a wonderful article on Yahoo! this morning interviewing equestrian Jessica Springsteen.  It was great to see them talk about her successful show jumping career. …

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Giveaway: Loriece KK Bit Lariat Necklace

July 1, 2015

I thought it would be fun to kick off a new month and our Independence holiday with a fabulous giveaway from Loriece!  Enter below for your chance to win this…

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Introducing Tackpal: Peer-to-Peer Horse Gear and Supplies Sale Platform

June 16, 2015

Peer-to-Peer Horse Gear and Supplies Sale Platform Tackpal Announces Launch to an Early Enthusiastic Response Horse owners who would like to buy used gear and supplies have often faced some…

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Review: Horze Grooming Supplies

June 4, 2015

Horze is becoming one of my all time favorite equestrian brands.  I adore their breeches and have been very happy with their other products.  Today, I’m going to share a…

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Review: Pony Glam Hoof Hi-Lites

May 26, 2015

Pony Glam’s goal is to reveal the fashionista in every pony and rider, and trust me when I say, it will do just that!  This is one of the most…

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Review: Giddy-Up Goodies Box

May 22, 2015

Giddy-Up Goodies is a monthly equestrian subscription service company that began in 2014.  They pack each box with care, fun items, and useful products.  Subscriptions start at $47 for a…

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Miley Cyrus Buys Horse Ranch in California

May 6, 2015

It has been confirmed that Miley Cyrus has purchased a horse ranch in southern California for a cool $4.8 million.  Her new pad boasts a barn with 10 stalls, an…

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Review: 50 to 1 The Movie

May 1, 2015

I love a good horse movie like the next equestrian so when I was approached about reviewing 50 to 1, the movie about 2009 Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird,…

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Giveaway: 50 to 1 The Movie DVD

April 29, 2015

In celebration of the DVD release of the movie 50 to 1, we are giving away 5 copies to our fabulous followers!  50 to 1 is based on the inspiring…

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Rolex Kentucky 3 Day Event Vendors for 2015

April 23, 2015

One of the best parts of Rolex is the shopping!  I have so many friends there this weekend so be sure to stop by and visit them.  Tell them Velvet…

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Dos & Don’ts of Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event

April 21, 2015

As I walked around the Kentucky Horse Park and observed everything last year, I decided then that a “Dos & Don’ts” of Rolex was definitely in order.  This could be…

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Rolex Kentucky 3 Day Event Info for 2015

April 20, 2015

One of the best equestrian weeks of the year is upon us!  It’s Rolex week.  And although I am saddened I will not be attending in person this year, I…

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Review: Huntley Equestrian Adult Breeches and Daisy Clipper Children’s Snaffle Bit Belt

April 15, 2015

Huntley Equestrian is an up-and-coming equestrian company that features the finest tack and apparel.  Founded in 2013, they offer two lines including Huntley for adults and Daisy Clipper for children. …

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SleekEZ Shedding Blade

April 10, 2015

I have been one of those people who have seen the SleekEZ Shedding Blade tool over the last couple of years and have thought to myself, I should get one…

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